NHS East Berkshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) has announced that the minor injury and illness services at Bracknell Urgent Care Centre (Brants Bridge) will be temporarily suspended from the end of Friday 1 May.
News: April 2020
Read the first of a series of weekly updates from Cllr Paul Bettison, OBE, Leader of the council.
He will be sharing the work of the council during the coronavirus pandemic.
We will be sharing examples of how staff have been working around the clock to keep the borough’s key services running throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.
Ramadan, which is expected to begin from Thursday 23 April, is the most holy month of the year for Muslims.
We wish our Muslim communities Ramadan Mubarak and look at how to continue the traditions and community spirit of Ramadan at home.
Bracknell Forest businesses, community groups, schools and residents have donated hundreds of items of personal protective equipment (PPE) over the past few days.
We are still keen to hear from community groups and businesses which may be able to donate PPE.
We urgently need extra supplies of personal protective equipment (PPE), such as masks and gloves, to make sure our key workers do not run low on vital items.
As the long weekend approaches, we are urging residents to virtually check in with vulnerable friends or family members and support them if they need it.
Schools across the borough have joined forces to support the local coronavirus effort by providing personal protective equipment (PPE) for use by front line NHS staff.
Over the past 3 weeks most council employees have been working from home, where possible, to make sure that critical services continue.
Our revenue team is starting to pay out grants to local businesses with more than £9.4 million expected to be paid to local companies in the next 3 weeks.
Following a number of complaints from residents regarding bonfires, we are asking residents to please refrain from lighting bonfires.
Instead use the brown bin garden waste collection service, which is re-starting on Monday 6 April.
With warmer weather expected over the coming days, we are reminding residents that while our parks and open spaces remain open for use, they are asked to use these facilities responsibly, adhering to current government advice.